86 Search Results for josh samman

Oct 18, 2016 9:41 am

Medical Examiner: Josh Samman’s roommate died from “multi-drug toxicity”

Last month, tragic news surfaced that UFC middleweight Josh Samman was found unresponsive in his Florida apartment along with his roommate, MMA announcer Troy Tirkingburg, who was found dead. Samman was taken the the hospital, where he reportedly remained in a coma which trying to recover. There were no updates immediately given on Samman’s condition,...

Oct 5, 2016 9:43 am

Josh Samman: The man beyond the Octagon

Josh Samman managed to live an extraordinary life despite his relatively short 28 years here, becoming a widely recognized UFC fighter and best-selling author without ever reaching his 30th birthday. Although Samman enjoyed massive successes as a prize-fighter and writer, he endured as much tragedy as he did triumph. The world was first introduced to...

Oct 5, 2016 8:08 am

Report: Josh Samman passes away after being in coma

Wednesday morning the MMA community was hit with a tragic development regarding UFC middleweight Josh Samman, who has been in a coma since being found unresponsive in a Florida apartment last month. While there has still been no word as to why Samman was found unresponsive, and another man with him was found dead, Samman’s...

Oct 3, 2016 1:04 pm

Josh Samman’s mother gives update on son, denies rumors of heroin overdose

Last week, the MMA community was struck by tragedy when news surfaced that UFC middleweight Josh Samman was found unresponsive in a Florida apartment along with another man who was pronounced dead. Details regarding Samman’s situation remained scarce as people who were aware of his situation kept reports quiet in regards to the circumstances surrounding...


Oct 1, 2016 1:35 pm

Update on UFC middleweight Josh Samman’s condition

Earlier this week, the MMA community was struck by tragedy when it was revealed that former Ultimate Fighter season 17 contestant, and UFC middleweight Josh Samman was found unresponsive in a Florida apartment. In addition, it was revealed that Samman’s friend, Combat Night and Island Fights ring announcer Troy Kirkingburg was found with Samman, and...

Sep 30, 2016 11:52 am

Report: Josh Samman found unresponsive, in critical condition

Tragic news surfaced Friday afternoon that UFC middleweight Josh Samman had been found unresponsive in a South Floridan apartment along with another man, who was pronounced dead. While details are extremely scarce at the present time, a Reddit user broke the news via the MMA section of Reddit: “A friend of mine called me this...

Jul 13, 2016 7:49 pm

UFC Sioux Falls Results: Tim Boetsch TKO’s Josh Samman

A middleweight bout between Tim Boetsch and Josh Samman took place on tonight’s UFC Fight Night main card in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Round one begins and Samman quickly clinches with Tim and presses Boetsch against the cage. “The Barbarian” is able to switch the position and then earn a takedown. He lands some good...

Dec 30, 2015 11:06 pm

MUST SEE! The incredible journey of Josh Samman

Many fight fans may remember Josh Samman from his stint on season 17 of The Ultimate Fighter, however many don’t know Samman’s incredible journey. After watching this 6 minute video, it’s safe to say Samman’s journey has been an emotional one that is a true story of overcoming numerous setbacks, but still showing tremendous perseverance.

Dec 22, 2015 1:02 am

Josh Samman responds to Tamdan McCrory’s ‘oily’ accusation

After Tamdan McCrory’s submission win over Josh Samman at UFC on Fox 17, McCrory spoke with the media on his tough fight. McCrory alluded that Samman felt “oily,” but was still able to pull off a triangle choke in the third round (Transcribed by Bloody Elbow): “I wish I could have landed some cleaner shots,”...

Dec 19, 2015 3:30 pm

UFC on FOX 17 Results: Tamdan McCrory defeats Josh Samman via submission

A middleweight bout between Josh Samman (12-3 MMA) and Tamdan McCrory (14-3 MMA) took place on the UFC on FOX 17 prelims. Samman throws a leg kick to get things started but Tamdan grabs the leg and tries to shoot in for a takedown. Both fighters are working hard against the fence in the clinch position....

Oct 29, 2015 10:33 pm

Caio Magalhães suspended 6 months for spitting on Josh Samman

During the NSAC’s meeting on Thursday UFC fighter Caio Magalhaes appeared in front of the commission for spitting blood on Josh Samman after Samman scored a 1st round submission victory. Referee ‘Big’ John McCarthy recounted the incident to the commission: “Josh Samman told me, still inside the locker room, that he was concerned because Caio...

Dec 3, 2014 9:48 am

Josh Samman carries a heavy heart in to UFC 181 bout with Eddie Gordon‏

UFC middleweight Josh Samman (10-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) will be carrying a heavy heart to the octagon this Saturday night when he meets TUF 19 winner Eddie Gordon in Las Vegas. Samman, who hasn’t fought since winning his UFC debut in Arpil of 2013, lost his girlfriend Hailey Bevis to a tragic car accident in...

Feb 7, 2014 6:49 am

Josh Samman vs. Caio Magalhaes set for UFC on FOX 11 event

UFC officials recently announced that a middleweight bout featuring Josh Samman (10-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) and Caio Magalhaes (7-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) is the latest addition to April’s UFC on FOX 11 card in Orlando, Florida. A cast member on “TUF 17,” Josh Samman made his official octagon debut at the shows Finale in 2013,...

Apr 3, 2013 9:37 am

TUF 17, Episode 11 Results: Uriah Hall and Josh Samman move on

The Ultimate Fighter semi-finals are set. The reality series returned to FX on Tuesday night, with the 11th episode of the season – Vicious – narrowing the field of middleweight competitors down to four. Josh Samman of Tallahassee, Florida and New Yorker Uriah Hall won their quarterfinal bouts, successfully securing spots in the final four...

Oct 5, 2016 11:56 am

MMA community reacts to the death of UFC fighter Josh “Anqa” Samman

Tragic news hit the MMA community on Wednesday when it was revealed that UFC middleweight Josh “Anqa” Samman had passed away at the young age of 28-years-old. Samman, who made his way to the UFC on TUF season 17, “Ultimate Fighter: Team Jones vs Team Sonnen” was found unresponsive in a Florida apartment last week....

Jul 13, 2015 6:53 am

WATCH! Magalhaes Spits Blood in Samman Face after Getting Submitted

Caio Magalhaes showed poor sportsmanship after spitting blood on Josh Samman after getting submitted in the first round of the fight. What do you think should happen to Magalhaes? Kings Of Volume — Punches In Bunches With Nate Diaz And Richard Perez

Jul 12, 2015 5:52 pm

“TUF 21 Finale” Results: Magalhaes Spits Blood on Samman After Getting Submitted

Caio Magalhaes showed terrible sportsmanship after getting submitted in the opening round by Josh Samman. Samman was able to bust Magalhaes open along the bridge of the nose with a shot that caused blood to flow free and fast. Magalhaes tried to remain active by changing levels with strikes, but he threw a body kick...

Dec 6, 2014 11:02 pm

UFC 181 post-fight bonuses: Pettis brothers, Samman, and Hobar earn $50,000

The UFC announced the post-fight bonuses from UFC 181 at the post-fight press conference. Fight of the night went to: Sergio Pettis vs. Matt Hobar Performance of the night: Josh Samman Performance of the night: Anthony Pettis Everyone mentioned above earned $50,000 for their performances.

Dec 6, 2014 6:23 pm

UFC 181 Results: Samman Brutally KOs Gordan with Head Kick

Josh Samman told his coaches he was going to knock Eddie Gordan out with a head kick, and he was right! Eddie Gordan was on his way to racking up a decision victory by wrestling his way to the end of the fight, but his refusal to advance positioning forced the referee to stand them...

Jul 1, 2013 1:14 pm

Nick Ring Out, Josh Sammon In Against Uriah Hall at UFC on FS1: 1 in Boston

By JAKE CHASTAIN | Word just broke that Nick Ring has once again been forced to withdraw from an upcoming UFC fight. This time Ring (13-2 MMA, 3-2 UFC) will be pulled from the UFC on FS1: 1 card slated for August 17th in Boston. Ring was supposed to take on TUF 17 runner-up Uriah Hall (7-3 MMA, 0-1...

Oct 22, 2016 7:31 am

UFC cuts 13 fighters from roster

The string of recent UFC employees being laid-off has now extended beyond the corporate side of the UFC, as the new WME-IMG owners have now removed 13 fighters from the roster. MMAFighting broke the story, which has reported that the following fighters have been cut from the UFC roster: Shane Campbell Kevin Casey Cody East...

Jul 16, 2016 10:52 am

‘UFC Fight Night 91’ medical suspensions

Wednesday evening in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, the UFC held ‘UFC Fight Night: 91’. The event was an action packed one, headlined by a pivotal bantamweight bout between Michael McDonald and John Lineker. Lineker picked up an early and impressive KO victory over McDonald, moving him up to #5 on the UFC’s official bantamweight ladder....

Jul 11, 2016 10:37 am

MMA community reacts to the sale of the UFC

A new chapter in the book of sports started on Monday when the UFC released an official statement regarding the sale of the most prominent mixed martial arts promotion in the world. Zuffa also emailed the fighters on their roster a statement regarding the sale and the MMA community reacted in different ways. Here is...

Jul 7, 2016 2:09 am

MMA community reacts to Jon Jones’ potential USADA violation

Late Wednesday, the UFC announced that UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was pulled from the UFC 200 main event fight against champion Daniel Cormier for a “potential anti-doping policy violation.” With the UFC light heavyweight title fight just days away, everyone in the MMA community was shocked at the news. Here is how...

Dec 25, 2015 4:41 pm

PHOTOS | MMA community celebrates Christmas

Today many fighters celebrated Christmas, and as can be expected many of them took to social media to show how they will be spending the day. Check it out: Holiday cheers from The Nogs! 🎁🎄 #UFCXmas pic.twitter.com/0OG2CkfsWj — UFC (@ufc) December 24, 2015 Have you been Notorious or Nice? 🎅🏽👊🏽 @TheNotoriousMMA #UFCXmas pic.twitter.com/KxQvnxnsIX — UFC (@ufc) December...

Dec 22, 2015 1:56 am

UFC on FOX 17 salaries range from $10,000 to $542,857

It looks as if the heavier fighters took home the heaviest money bags after UFC on Fox 17. The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation released the UFC on FOX 17 salaries and MMA Fighting reported the paydays for the fighters as follows: “As always, these figures do not represent a fighter’s total earnings,...

Dec 22, 2015 1:20 am

Two fighters from UFC on FOX 17 receive indefinite medical suspensions

Following the UFC on Fox 17 event that went down at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida on Saturday, two fighters received indefinite medical suspensions. On Monday, the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation released the full medical suspension list to MMA Fighting as follows: C.B. Dollaway: Suspended indefinitely pending CT scan and doctor’s...